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Gonçalves Dias

Antônio Gonçalves Dias was a Brazilian Romantic poet, playwright, ethnographer, lawyer and linguist. A major exponent of Brazilian Romanticism and of the literary tradition known as "Indianism", he is famous for writing "Canção do exílio", the short narrative poem I-Juca-Pirama, the unfinished epic Os Timbiras, and many other nationalist and patriotic poems that would award him posthumously with the title of national poet of Brazil. He was also... Read More

BornAntônio Gonçalves Dias
August 10, 1823
Caxias, Empire of Brazil
DiedNovember 3, 1864 (aged 41)
Guimarães, Empire of Brazil
OccupationPoet, playwright, folklorist, linguist, ethnographer, lawyer
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